hamus

hamus

[′hā·məs]
(biology)
A hook or a curved process.
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This study was conducted in Orotta Maternity National Referral Hospital (OMNRH), Edaga Hamus Hospital (EHH), and Villagio Community Hospital (VCH).
Effect of integrated nutrient management on soil properties and hamus fractions in the long-term fertilizer experiments.
Egyptian director Shady Al Hamus' Fairuz centres around Yousuf, played by Mohammad Bakri, a man in his mid-60s, who flees the wedding of his only child and undergoes an introspective journey through a series of unexpected events.
MSS Harley 2247, Royal IS B XXV and Gloucester Cathedral Library 22, Middle English Texts 13 (Heidelberg, Germany: Carl Winter, 1981); Susan Powell, ed., Three Sermons for Nova Testa, together with the Hamus Caritatis, Middle English Texts 37 (Heidelberg, Germany: Universitatsverlag Winter, 2007).
However, examination of specimens from the original series has revealed that the tarsal projection is actually a greatly enlarged hamus. This structure occurs in almost all species of Phlaeothripidae, and is a projection from the ventral anterior margin of the fore tarsus.
17 acrita Rowell & Bentos-P., 2001 18 surda (Burr, 1899) 20 hamus Rehn & Rehn, 1942 21 Morabidae scurra (Rehn, 1952) 22 amiculi Sjostedt, 1921 23 sp.
Nueve especies fueron descritas con material recolectado en Costa Rica: Sicyonia affinis, de isla del Coco (Faxon 1893); Macrobrachium hancoki, del rio Barranca, Esparta, Puntarenas (Holthuis 1952); Periclimenes spinosus, recolectada al sur de islas Viradores, bahia Culebra, Guanacaste (Holthuis 1951); Pontonia spighti, de playas del Coco, Guanacaste (Fujino 1972); Alpheus aequus, de playa Blanca, Guanacaste (Kim y Abele 1988); Alpheus hamus, Golfito, Costa Rica (Kim y Abele 1988); Alpheus saxir domus, de playa Tamarindo (Holthuis 1980); Processa peruviana, recolectado en la isla Manuelita, isla del Coco (Wicksten 1983); y Pomatogebia cocosia, tambien de la isla del Coco (Williams 1986).
The name is derived from the Latin words flagell (flagellate) and hamus (hook), which refers to the hook-like spine of flagellum.